Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

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Oct 29, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced the unanimous passage of H.R. 1516, the National Cemetery Expansion Act of 2003. The bill authorizes a third national cemetery to be developed in South Carolina in either the Columbia or Greenville areas. Current national veterans cemeteries are located in Beaufort and Florence.
Oct 16, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced a historic House-Senate plan to provide concurrent receipt for more disabled veterans than have ever been covered by law.
Oct 16, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) introduced the Credit Card Reform Act of 2003. This important legislation will substantially reform the government credit card program used throughout federal agencies for purchase and travel purposes. In 2002, there were over 2.5 million federal credit card holders with purchases totaling over $21 billion.
Oct 10, 2003 Editorial
The central front in the War on Terror is being fought in Iraq and it was an honor to be selected by Armed Services Committee Ranking Democrat Ike Skelton (D-MO) to serve on a delegation in mid-September to newly liberated Iraq.
Oct 7, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks from the House Floor:
Oct 3, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson, (R-S.C.) made the following remarks in response to a vote by Senator Ernest Hollings, (D-S.C.), against passage of S. Amdt. 1795, a resolution commending the Armed Forces of the United States in the War on Terrorism. Senator Hollings was the only senator to vote against passage of the resolution, which passed yesterday 98-1.
Oct 2, 2003 Article
Remember the "quagmire" about to consume U.S. and coalition forces in the first days of the invasion of Iraq? Some home-based journalists and talking heads all but warned that Saddam Hussein's formidable military and a hostile Iraqi desert were sure to bog down U.S. troops in another Vietnam [see "Out of the 'Quagmire,'" April 29-May 12]. Nonsense, the Pentagon said, with civilian and military leaders alike confidently describing the remarkable progress being made despite the sandstorms and stretched supply lines. The front-line reporting by embedded journalists supported the Pentagon's prediction of the imminent fall of Baghdad.
Oct 1, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) made the following remarks on the House Floor:
Sep 29, 2003 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice awarded separate grants totaling over $3 million to school districts in the Second Congressional District of South Carolina.
Sep 23, 2003 Article
Journalists are giving a slanted and unduly negative account of events in Iraq, a bipartisan congressional group that has just returned from a three-day House Armed Services Committee visit to assess stabilization efforts and the condition of U.S. troops said. Click here for original story

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